A loaded UP coal train bound for the Intermountain Power Project at Lynndyl traverses the remote Sharp Sub.
A westbound UP freight climbs one of the final grades on the Shafter Sub before descending on to the salt flats and the fast run to Wendover on former Western Pacific tracks.
A variety of Wissor power idles at the roundhouse in Janesville, a fun place to observe a nice paint scheme while waiting for crews to come on duty.
A loaded UP coal train from Colorado heads west at remote Vista Siding on the former Rio Grande. A pair of 70ACes make for a nice DPU shot as they shove along the Books Cliffs under threatening s... (more)
BNSF's daily Stockton-Denver mixed freight holds in the siding at Desert awaiting a westbound empty oil train out here on a fairly remote stretch of the former Rio Grande.
A RRVW job to switch industries on the north side of Wahpeton, ND heads back to the yard in Breckenridge, MN.
DMVW's southbound Max Turn has stopped for the day and the crew departed back to Bismarck. They will return the next day to continue the journey back south with this former CN SD50F.
Northern Plains #2281 sits outside of the line's shops at Lansford awaiting a call to duty.
UPY 1445 sits at the head end of a long string of stored power in the former Rio Grande yard at Grand Junction, CO. Mostly composed of GP15Ns and MP15ACs/MP15Ns, there were a few other diesel mod... (more)
N&W 611 leads an excursion eastward to Lynchburg, drifting downgrade here at Villamont, VA under an impressive plume of steam and smoke.
CP's Extra Harvey Switch heads east from Drake, ND, passing the elevator at Martin, ND.
RRVW's Hankinson Turn stops to set out a few cars at Hankinson Renewable Energy's ethanol plant. The other RRVW GP20C will be picked up the next day by CP for transit to the Twin Cities.
An 'Extra Harvey Switch' departs Drake, ND for Harvey, ND with 23 loaded cars off the New Town Sub.
A pair of Northern Plains GPs sit quiet at the end of track at Kramer, ND. In short order, a crew will arrive and pick up the loaded hoppers in the background at the elevator to take west to the ... (more)
In what has become a fairly rare scene on the UP in 2015, a standard cab SD60, in service, awaits the call to local duty at this central Texas hub.